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Verena Hechenblaikner, LL.M.

Verena Hechenblaikner, LL.M.

Diploma in Business Law (since 2005)
Counsel at SCHIEDERMAIR since 2019 (Associate from 2016 to 2019)


Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Compliance
  • Data Privacy Law

Practice Summary

Labor and Employment Law

Verena Hechenblaikner has over ten years of experience focusing on labor and employment law. She advises German and foreign companies and public-sector entities, as well as executives, in all aspects of labor and employment legal matters, including advising on hiring and terminating employees, preparing employment agreements and service agreements, advising on works councils issues, compensation matters (including commission plans), the leasing of temporary employees, discrimination claims, and collective bargaining agreement matters.

Because of the significant role that German labor and employment law plays in M&A transactions, Verena works closely together with SCHIEDERMAIR’s corporate attorneys. She is regularly engaged with issues that arise as part of a transfer of an enterprise and other employment-related issues arising as part of a corporate transaction as well as corporate transformations.


Verena provides labor and employment law support in both corporate and compliance matters.

Data Privacy

Verena advised clients in all matters that concern data privacy issues. Her focus is on preparing corporate data privacy policies, advising on the transfer of personal data from the European Union to other jurisdictions, and advising on the compliance of data privacy laws and regulations.

Industry Focus

Pharmaceutical Industry, Financial Services, Air Travel Industry, Construction, Fashion Industry, Private Equity, IT, Metals Industry, Municipalities and Administrative Agencies, Social Services and Education Services, Logistics

Education and Career

Verena obtained her Diploma in Business Law in 2005 and has been an Associate at SCHIEDERMAIR in Frankfurt since 2016. She is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Practice and became Counsel in 2019. Her practice focuses on labor and employment matters as well as on data privacy issues. After graduating from the Rhine University of Applied Sciences in Cologne and obtaining her Master of Law (LL.M.) in European Law from the University College of Dublin, Ireland, Verena began her career in the Frankfurt office of GLEISS LUTZ in 2006 in the Labor and Employment Practice Group and worked there until joining SCHIEDERMAIR in 2016.